Buenos Aires, Argentina, October 8, 20002 - The 2002 Men's World Volleyball Championship on Wednesday enters the quarterfinal phase where the world's eight best teams will face off in two cities - here in the Argentina capital and in the city of Cordoba. Argentina vs. France, Wednesday October 9, 2100, Buenos Aires
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The 2002 FIVB Volleyball Men's World Championship was the 15th edition of the event, organised by the world's governing body, the FIVB. It was held in Salta, Córdoba, Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires, Santa Fé and San Juan in Argentina from September 28 to October 13, 2002. All times are Argentina Time ( UTC−03:00 ).
Berlin, Germany, Sept 15 - Italy on Sunday vaulted into the volleyball history books to become 2002 Women's World Champion for the first time ever with a thrilling 3-2 victory over the USA before a capacity crowd of 9,070 in the Max-Schmeling-Halle in the German capital Berlin.
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Japan, 27 November - An outstanding China women's team finished a dream run on 18 November to stamp its authority on its first major world volleyball title in 15 years by defeating South American champion Brazil 3-1. China finished with a perfect record of five wins, dropping only three sets in the tournament, to collect the most deserved US$300,000 first prize cheque.
2002 FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship. The 2002 FIVB Women's World Championship was the fourteenth edition of the tournament, organised by the world's governing body, the FIVB. It was held from 30 August to 15 September 2002 in Berlin, Bremen, Dresden, Münster, Schwerin, Riesa, Leipzig, and Stuttgart, Germany .
Italy won the first match of the 2002 Women's World Volleyball Championship defeating Japan 3-0. Although the Japanese players fought for every point. Italy dominated the match, especially in the the first set.
Almost 500 VIPs present during finals. Almost 500 VIPs, including ambassadors, ministers and other high authorities, have confirmed their presence at the final of the 2002 Women’s World Championship in Berlin.
Volleyball World Championship 2002 Russia-Cuba
2002 Volleyball World Championship |Semifinal | Russia vs USA |